Corpus Christi, TX, is located at the southernmost tip of Texas. The city was founded by Spanish explorer Alonso Alvarez de Pineda in 1519. Corpus Christi means “body of Christ” in Latin and was named for the Catholic feast day celebrated on July 25th.
The city is home to nearly 300,000 people and boasts a subtropical climate with warm weather year-round. Corpus Christi is known for its beautiful beaches, great seafood, and rich history. The city is also home to the Texas State Aquarium, the South Texas Museum of Art, and the USS Lexington Museum.